Gallery: Carrbrook invaded by dozens of scarecrows as first festival launched

*Images by Gemma Carter Carrbrook’s first scarecrow festival is proving a massive hit, with dozens of creations appearing all over the village. From farmers in…

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Carrbrook’s first scarecrow festival launched

CARRBROOK residents have reached the ‘final straw’ in lockdown – by hosting the area’s first ever scarecrow festival. The event, launching today, June 19, has…

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Compilation album could be antidote to summertime blues

A HYDE man hopes a new project will strike the right chord with music lovers across Manchester. Alex Bennett and his girlfriend Georgie Brooke have…

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Tameside loves reading: libraries see surge in online borrowing

Tameside’s libraries have reported a surge in online borrowing during the coronavirus lockdown as the nation seeks escapism and comfort in e-books. Loans of online…

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